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Despite ruling, Block Island group still concerned about CRMC marina approval

NEW SHOREHAM – Despite a state Supreme Court ruling, the Committee for the Great Salt Pond is still concerned that the assent granted by...
THE NAME GAME: ­Attorney Rob Levine, who branded himself the legal “Heavy Hitter,” says he is opposed to a requirement in Rhode Island that law firms use attorney’s names, not trade names, to identify firms. / COURTESY ANDREW FOGELL VUP MEDIA

Lawsuit targets R.I. restriction on law firm names

Attorney Rob Levine knows the value of branding – after all, countless billboards and TV ads have touted Levine as the “Heavy Hitter” of...

AG’s office seeks to intervene in Block Island marina expansion

NEW SHOREHAM – The R.I. Office of the Attorney General is seeking to intervene in the R.I.  Coastal Resources Management Council’s closed session approval...

R.I. Supreme Court’s first Black justice sworn in

PROVIDENCE (AP) – The state Supreme Court has its first Black justice. Superior Court Judge Melissa A. Long was sworn in on Monday during a...
R.I. SUPREME COURT Justice Francis X. Flaherty plans to retire on DEc. 31, according to the Cranston herald. / COURTESY R.I. SUPREME COURT

Cranston Herald: R.I. Supreme Court Justice Flaherty to retire at end...

PROVIDENCE – R.I. Supreme Court Justice Francis X. Flaherty is planning to retire at the end of the year, the Cranston Herald reported on...
MATTER OF OPINION: Former R.I. Supreme Court Justice R­obert G. Flanders Jr. speculates that the recent high court decision on a pension dispute between the city of Providence and a group of municipal retirees might make bankruptcy more palatable for municipalities. / PBN PHOTO/ MICHAEL SALERNO

Court ruling on Providence pensions will have ripple effects

Rhode Island is no stranger to pension problems. Even after a major state-level overhaul of the Employees’ Retirement System of Rhode Island led by then-R.I....
THE R.I. SUPREME COURT has upheld the 2017 conviction of Institute for International Sport founder Daniel E. Doyle Jr. / COURTESY INSTITUTE FOR INTERNATIONAL SPORT

R.I. Supreme Court upholds Daniel Doyle conviction

PROVIDENCE – The R.I. Supreme Court has upheld Wednesday the 2017 conviction of Daniel E. Doyle Jr., the founder of the Institute for International...

Former Providence attorney sentenced for mail fraud, pension theft

PROVIDENCE – Oleg Nikolyszyn, a former city attorney who fraudulently collected pension funds in the name of a former client following the man’s death,...

R.I. Supreme Court to hear cases remotely

PROVIDENCE (AP) – The Rhode Island Supreme Court is scheduled to hear oral arguments this week using remote technology for the first time. The court...
THE R.I. SUPREME COURT has ruled that the state is required to follow the same rules as private developers in a case related to the R.I. Department of Environmental Management's plans to build a $7.2 million Natural Resources Center Arcadia Management Area in Richmond and Exeter.

High court rules for towns in land use dispute with state

PROVIDENCE (AP) – The R.I. Supreme Court has overturned a lower court decision and ruled that the state is required to follow the same...

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